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85% of fat is under the skin, 15% is belly fat
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Eight-five percent of body fat is located under the skin, whereas 15 percent is belly fat according to one study. REFERENCE
Abate N, Garg A, Peshock R, Stray-Gundersen J, Grundy S. Relationships of generalized and regional adiposity to insulin sensitivity in men. J Clin Invest. 1995 Jul, 96(1):88-98.
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Center for Human Nutrition
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University of Texas Southwestern Medical Center
Dallas, Texas 75390, USA
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